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The Hawkeyes continue their Goodbye Americana 2012 Tour with additional Fall Dates • Aug 23 – Pittsburgh, PA – Altar Bar • Aug 25 – Girard, OH – Wonder Bar • Sept 8 – Marietta, OH – Marietta Brewing Co. • Sep 14 – New Brighton, PA – Wooley Bully’s • Sep 15 – Zeliemople, PA – Fischer’s • Sep 21 – Sharon, PA – Tully’s • Sep 29 – Baden, PA – Rockin’ the Suburbs • Oct 5 – Youngstown, OH – Cedar’s Lounge • Oct 6 – Louisville, KY – Third Street Dive • Oct 10 – Bowling Green, KY – Spillway Bar • Oct 11 – Nashville, TN - TBA • Oct 12 – Nashville, TN – National Underground • Oct 18 – Canton, OH – Buzzbin • Oct 19 - • Oct 20 – Memphis, TN – Hard Rock Café • Nov 2 – Cincinnati, OH - TBA • Nov 3 – Indianapolis, IN – Radio Radio
The Mighty Swine's LUST has been #1 on the Roxwel Metal AND Rock Charts for the last 5 weeks beating out bands like Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, and more and is fast approaching 20,000 views on youtube in just under 2 months.
Their first professional video, LUST is the newest single with guitarist Joe Riley & catapults the Swine into a league of their own.
Classic heavy metal, Joe brings a more modern feel to the band & his guitar work is damn near impeccable - see for yourself at http://youtu.be/9rkJSP-QvcU
SWINE NATION unite!
Album Reviews The Hawkeyes by The Hawkeyes
This one surprised me by showing up in the mail the other day. Warning, this isn’t stoner rock.
The Ep is a self titled by The Hawkeyes. The sound is very americana rock featuring lots of acoustic and electric guitar.
In the one sheet provided with the EP the band mentions comparisons to bands such as The Black Crowes, Neil Young, John Mellencamp amongst a few other big bands. That’s actually pretty accurate. Vocally The Hawkeyes could be mistaken for a bit harder version of John Mellencamp or when he was still known ans John Cougar Mellencamp. It has that distinct sound. The opening track, “Double E” as well as “Joe” certainly have that sound and charm of a classic Mellencamp track. “Junior’s Night Out” is a pretty kick ass tune. It’s a down and dirty song. The instruments, for this style, are aggressive. It’s the most catchy of the 4 songs on the EP.The closer, “7 & A Quarter” is pretty cool too. The whole tone and mood of the song is quite fitting and a good track to end the EP with.
This EP isn’t for everyone. If you only listen to more aggressive stuff that is covered here, this may not be for you. Fans of Mellencamp’s earlier material, Neil Young’s more country rock stuff, southern rock like Skynyrd or Hatchet or even Sweet Kiss Momma are going to really dig these guys. Look for more material in the future. Check out their EP on their Facebook page.
By Bill Goodman for The Soda Shop; Posted On June 27, 2012
The Hawkeyes return from the road after killer sets in Philly & NYC to finish up post production on their new CD 'Goodbye Americana' due out October 2012.
Thanks to WDVE (Pittsburgh) for picking up their latest single 'Double E' which has gained additional exposure since N.M.E. featured the video of the Rocklahoma performance (+3500 views on youtube in 2weeks!) Feel free to call the station and thank them for their support at: 412-333-WDVE
ClassX Radio + WEBN (Cincinnati) got ahold of the new Sinners single, 'She's the One' and started playing it to good reviews. Please call and request / thank the DJs ClassX: 513.201.8891 WEBN: 513.749.ROCK
The Cincinnati Sinners will be playing the Cincinnati Bell / WEBN Fireworks Sept 2 in support of the new single - a very coveted gig in Cincinnati. Every year +100,000 line Cincinnati + Newport (KY)'s riverfronts for the nation's biggest + best Labor Day Party 35yrs in the running!
One Pretty Minute record their show at the famous Alrosa Villa (Columbus OH) for video to be released shortly. Look for BIG Tour announcement to come soon.
We know 99.7 The Blitz has been playing Addict and that they would love to hear from you, so all you OPM fans need to call 614.821.9970 and tell them you are 'Addicted to OPM's newest release'
The Mighty Swine continue work on their new CD 'Sand Vein - Love Dies' and announce their debut show w. new guitarist, Joe Riley, at the Thompson House in Newport KY. Sept 29 - more details to follow.
Speaking of The Mighty Swine, the guys retain their #1 spot on Roxwel's Rock AND Metal charts for their video LUST 4 weeks in a row, beating out FFDP, Shinedown, Nickelback, and more. Congrats to them!
You can help keep The Mighty Swine at #1 by viewing their video & rating it here: http://www.roxwel.com/player/themightyswinelust.html
LUST will also be featured on WEBN starting Sept 12 so tune in and let 'em know what you think of the song. 513.749.ROCK or 513.749.ROLL
Krankenstein continue rehearsing for their upcoming tour in support of their Greatest Hits release. 'Skullkrushers' contains 18 of the bands favorite picks from their 4 studio albums - appropriately titled this disc will rock ya!
See all your favorite BHR artists on youtube at http://www.youtube.com/user/BROADHORIZONRECORDS?feature=mhee New videos from The Hawkeyes, One Pretty Minute, and Sinners coming soon!
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One Pretty Minute shoot their video debut AUG 4 at Alrosa Villa in Columbus OH.
OPM recently released their EP on BHR featuring Hurt You, Addict, and Breathe of which Addict is starting to get notice by commercial radio after receiving play on Columbus Ohio's 99.7 The Blitz.
They will be kicking off their 'Feed the Addict' Tour at Alrosa in Sept before heading out of toen for a series of shows before returning home at O' Shecky's towards the end of September. O'Shecky's is where the band held their CD Release party in June.
For additional info check out: http://www.oneprettyminute.com
The Hawkeyes (Pittsburgh PA) break 3500 views for their video Double E after being featured on N.M.E. 's video channel last week.
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Underground Sound Issue 50 reviews One Pretty Minute's latest E.P. ADDICT with positive reaction.
"One of at least 3 singles on a 6 song EP, Hurt You is another stand with big riffs and even more of the signature dynamics of the band"
Check out the full review at: http://www.undergroundrecords.org/sound/review_one.jpg
"The Mighty Swine- WOW!!!! these guy's blew me away! I'm lovin their vocal's - the way they come together on "LUST" is just BAD ASS bottom line, I am adding them to my rotation effective NOW! Thank you for allowing me to be able to share this with my listeners" - Kevin 'Grape Ape' Dean, Rock 105.1 KTMC Jul 09, 2012)
The Mighty Swine's LUST reaches #1 on Roxwel's Metal Chart for the week ending July 18, ahead of Danzig, Korn, and Five Finger Death Punch.
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The enhance their catalog of 10,000+ music videos with culture- and genre-relevant original shows, industry news and artist profiles.
With over 3000 views in the first 30 days, The Mighty Swine's LUST is just now staring to get the recognition it deserves by jumping to the top of the chart ahead of Korn's Coming Undone and FFDP's Remember Everything.
Click on the link and check it out for yourself:
One Pretty Minute joins Noise Auction in opening for Trapt at Alrosa Villa (Columbus OH) on Sat Aug 4
ALL AGES Show! Only $15 in advance - Buy your tickets here: http://www.storenvy.com/products/440964-trapt-with-one-pretty-minute-august-4th-ticket